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Food Sanitation

Environmental Safety

View policy pdf: Food Sanitation Policy

Policy Statement

There is no formal policy statement for this topic however procedures and other information are provided below.

Reason for Policy

All UGA affiliated food service establishments are subject to the State of Georgia Rules and Regulations governing Food Service (290-5-14), which are enforced by the Clarke County Health Department.


In the event of a proposed food service establishment at a UGA affiliated location, please contact the UGA Environmental Health Coordinator for guidance. All UGA Athens campus affiliated food establishments are inspected by the Athens-Clarke County Environmental Health Department in conjunction with the UGA Environmental Health Coordinator a minimum of two times per calendar year. All other UGA affiliated establishments are inspected by their local County Environmental Health Department.

Additional Contacts

For additional information, contact UGA’s Environmental Health Coordinator at (706) 542-5801.

Record Retention

Inspection records as well as incident reports are kept on file by UGA Auxiliary and Administrative Services Division, Food Services.


Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Environmental Safety

Policy Owner: John Lambeth, Manager Industrial Hygiene & Occupational Safety

Policy Contact: Matt Sammons, Environmental Health Coordinator,

Phone Number: (706) 542-5801

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